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Generate

Purpose

Generates a certificate

Command Mode

global

Required Access

level 15

Description

This command generates a certificate or a certificate request.

Syntax

generate certificate self-sign <SHA> <store name> | request <SHA> <file name>


Parameters and Operations

Description

self-sign SHA-1

Generates a self-sign SHA-1 1024 bit certificate.

self-sign SHA-1 1024

Generates a self-sign SHA-1 1024 bit certificate.

self-sign SHA-1 2048

Generates a self-sign SHA-1 2048 bit certificate.

self-sign SHA-256

Generates a self-sign SHA-256 1024 bit certificate (applies to Windows 7 only).

self-sign SHA-256 1024

Generates a self-sign SHA-256 1024 bit certificate (applies to Windows 7 only).

self-sign SHA-256 2048

Generates a self-sign SHA-256 2048 bit certificate (applies to Windows 7 only).

request SHA-1

Generates a request SHA-1 1024 bit certificate request.

request SHA-1 1024

Generates a request SHA-1 1024 bit certificate request.

request SHA-1 2048

Generates a request SHA-1 2048 bit certificate request.

request SHA-1 DoD

Generates a request SHA-1 1024 bit certificate request for DoD.

request SHA-1 DoD 1024

Generates a request SHA-1 1024 bit certificate request for DoD.

request SHA-1 DoD 2048

Generates a request SHA-1 2048 bit certificate request for DoD.

request SHA-256

Generates a request SHA-256 1024 bit certificate request (applies to Windows 7 only).

request SHA-256 1024

Generates a request SHA-256 1024 bit certificate request (applies to Windows 7 only).

request SHA-256 2048

Generates a request SHA-256 2048 bit certificate request (applies to Windows 7 only).

request SHA-256 DoD

Generates a request SHA-256 1024 bit certificate request for DoD (applies to Windows 7 only).

request SHA-256 DoD 1024

Generates a request SHA-256 1024 bit certificate request for DoD (applies to Windows 7 only).

request SHA-256 DoD 2048

Generates a request SHA-256 2048 bit certificate request for DoD (applies to Windows 7 only)

VX# gen cert request
Please input the following information to create a certificate with.
Common Name should be provided at the minimum.\\
Enter the Common Name (Subject Name): certificate1
Enter your email address: use7@mycompany.com
Enter the Organization Name: Company Name
Enter Locality: Fremont
Enter the State: CA
Enter the Country: USA
Enter the Filename for the certificate request(default is request.cer)\\
Enter the Filename:request.cer
Generating a certificate request was successful.
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